Alumni & Friends
Alumni, pull up a chair...you are always welcome at your alma mater!
It is an exciting time to be an alumnus of Virginia Wesleyan University. The Virginia Wesleyan University Alumni Council has worked hard to develop a strategic plan to involve all alumni in the life of the University. Whether it's through recruiting, interacting with current students, attending events, or giving to your favorite VWU program, we encourage you to become involved. There are no annual membership dues.
ALL graduates of the University are part of our Alumni community.
The Adirondack chair has become a staple around campus as a symbol of welcome and comfort, and we want you to know there is always a chair waiting for you!
Once a Marlin, Always a Marlin.
Latest Class Notes
Gary D. Bonnewell '79 H'16 has been named to Forbes’ 2019 list of America’s Best-in-State Wealth Advisors.
Richard S. Kurzenknabe ’79 recently completed his sixth year at the Navy Federal Credit Union Call Center in Winchester, Virginia, where he serves as a Contact Center Supervisor in Account Services. Prior to this, Richard spent nearly 34 years in the Criminal Justice field. Richard and his wife Cathy just celebrated their 36th wedding anniversary. They have 8 children and 2 grandchildren. Their daughter Mary graduated from VWU in 2017.
Heather (Baker) Weidner ’89 had her short story, “Art Attack,” appear in the mystery anthology Deadly Southern Charms (Wildside Press 2019). Read more about her work.
Sydney Covey ’16, who works as a sustainability expert, was featured in Inside Business.
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The Virginia Wesleyan University Alumni Council bestows the alumni awards to graduates of the University in recognition of outstanding professional and/or personal accomplishments in any field of endeavor.
Athletic Hall of Fame
The VWU Athletic Hall of Fame honor those who, by outstanding achievement in athletics, by service to athletics, or through significant contributions to athletics, have made lasting contributions to VWU's intercollegiate athletic program.
Bryan White '78 doesn't believe in luck. He believes in a higher force that guides each of us, and he's confident that this force was hard at work when it led him to Virginia Wesleyan College.